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Pakistan commemorates slain Hizbul commander Burhan Wani in stamps released on 'Kashmir Martyrs Day'
World

Pakistan commemorates slain Hizbul commander Burhan Wani in stamps released on 'Kashmir Martyrs Day'

Slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani has been declared a "freedom icon" by Pakistan as the country has expressed its solidarity with Kashmiris in their "fight against Indian oppression".

Ravi Shankar Prasad defends govt's decision to discontinue Indira, Rajiv Gandhi stamps
Politics

Ravi Shankar Prasad defends govt's decision to discontinue Indira, Rajiv Gandhi stamps

The government has defended its decision to discontinue stamps of former Prime Ministers Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi under the definitive series saying that postage stamps should honour leading lights of the nation and not members of one family.

Government discontinues stamps of Rajiv, Indira Gandhi
India

Government discontinues stamps of Rajiv, Indira Gandhi

Government has decided to discontinue stamps of former Prime Ministers, Rajiv and Indira Gandhi, under the new definitive theme of postal stamps.

Long before International Yoga Day, govt had issued yoga stamps in 1991 which are now forgotten
India

Long before International Yoga Day, govt had issued yoga stamps in 1991 which are now forgotten

The central government may have been emphasising on yoga recently to mark the International Day of Yoga but it had actually first tried to focus on it through a set of four stamps released by the Department of Posts in 1991, which now stands forgotten.

President honours Indian music maestros, releases commemorative stamps on them
India

President honours Indian music maestros, releases commemorative stamps on them

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday released a set of commemorative postage stamps on eight Indian musicians, describing them among "the greatest music maestros of contemporary India".

Great news for philatelists: Snapdeal ties up with India Post to sell stamps
Startups

Great news for philatelists: Snapdeal ties up with India Post to sell stamps

World's largest postal service, India Post has tied up with online marketplace major Snapdeal to sell stamps to reach out to larger audiences.